When can I plant Redvein Dock in Zone 2a

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The earliest that you can plant redvein dock in Zone 2a should be figured out by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Redvein Dock

Frost tolerance for redvein dock: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Redvein Dock do well in very little cold which tells us that you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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The earliest that you can plant redvein dock in Zone 2a is May. However, you really should wait until June if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant redvein dock and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your redvein dock may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your redvein dock indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 2a the average date of last frost happens on May 15. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of -50°F.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 2a is just an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 2a last frost occurs after May 15 be ready to protect your redvein dock if we have a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 2a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 2a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)May 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)August 15
Lowest Expected Low-50°F
Highest Expected Low-45°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -50°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -45°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 2a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 2a.